Article 50. Supreme Court confirms that Parliament must pull the trigger.

By an 8-3 majority the Supreme Court has just ruled that Parliament must authorise the giving of notice to leave the EU under article 50, so upholding the decision of the divisional court last December.

The Supreme Court also unanimously held  that the UK Government was not legally compelled to consult the devolved legislatures before leaving the EU.

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